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Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity News Archive - February 20, 2013

Curiosity Shows Off Delivered Materials Of Martian Rock Sample

NASA released during a teleconference today photos of its Curiosity rover's first-ever sample collected from inside a rock on Mars.

Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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